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Vanessa R. Tiradentes Named Partner at Gould & Ratner

Vanessa R. Tiradentes Named Partner at Gould & Ratner


A member of the Litigation Practice, Tiradentes represents a wide range of businesses and individuals in all phases of commercial litigation in both federal and state courts. Her experience includes handling allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, business divorces, contract disputes and indemnification claims, among other commercial matters.

“We are very pleased to have Vanessa become one of our partners,” said John Mays, a managing partner of the firm.“Her litigation experience, especially in the Delaware Court of Chancery, is a great value and resource for our clients.”

Tiradentes has been an active member of several bar associations, including serving as co-chair of the American Bar Association Business Law Section’s Diversity Clerkship Program. She has also been Deputy General Counsel and an affiliate representative of the Hispanic National Bar Association and President of the Delaware Hispanic Bar Association.

Tiradentes, who is admitted to practice in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as Illinois, earned her law degree from Hofstra University and her bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.She was recognized as an Illinois Rising Star by SuperLawyers magazine in 2018 after previous recognition in 2016 as a Delaware Rising Star.Before joining Gould & Ratner in August 2016, Tiradentes worked at Bayard in Wilmington, Del.

For more than 75 years, Gould & Ratner LLP has provided comprehensive legal counsel and business advice to Fortune 500 corporations, closely held businesses, financial institutions and entrepreneurs, as well as families and their businesses in litigation, real estate, corporate, tax, estate and succession planning, human resources and employment, construction, environmental, intellectual property and related specialty fields.

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